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Georgia researchers study new flu virus

The new strain, which normally circulates just among birds, emerged in people in March but so far has been contained to China and Taiwan, according to the World Health Organization.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-08-07/georgia-researchers-study-ne
Flu season intensifes in Carolinas

...we have a lot of research done on the influenza virus itself, we don't really completely understand what makes one flu virus strain worse than another," she said. "What we know is that seasons where H3N2 is the predominant strain, older people...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2012-12-31/flu-season-intensifes-caroli
Avian flu virus a few mutations away from spreading easily, report says

...were released in full to help raise awareness of the bird flu virus and highlight the need to prepare for a potential pandemic...droplets."Our main conclusion is that the H5N1 bird flu virus can acquire the ability of aerosol transmission between...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2012-06-21/avian-flu-virus-few-mutation
Publishing flu research in context is better, UGA flu expert says

...Center at the University of Georgia and Emory University, was one of the researchers into transmission of the H5N1 bird flu virus who agreed to a "voluntary pause" on that work."Everyone agreed to take a pause on the research until we had an understanding...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2012-06-21/publishing-flu-research-cont
Georgia Tech has depth behind injured running back

...behind the quarterback. Sims and Laskey combined for 142 yards rushing against Duke.NOTES: Johnson said he has the flu virus that is moving through the team. Defensive end Izaan Cross missed the Duke game with a fever. "He should be OK...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2012-11-20/georgia-tech-has-depth-be
Researchers work to head off the flu

...knew it was a swine virus."It wasn't until more human cases of the same virus came in that CDC knew it had a new flu virus; it would later become pandemic H1N1 and spread across the globe.CDC and other expert labs, including the joint University...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2010-10-19/researchers-work-head-flu
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SC reports first flu case

...had wondered whether the pandemic influenza A H1N1 virus that predominated last flu season would "crowd out" other flu viruses, as has happened after past pandemics. However, evidence from the flu season in the Southern Hemisphere, as well...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2010-10-21/sc-reports-1st-flu-case
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Georgia, South Carolina list flu status as sporadic so far

...had wondered whether the pandemic influenza A H1N1 virus that predominated last flu season would "crowd out" other flu viruses, as has happened after past pandemics. However, evidence from the flu season in the Southern Hemisphere, in addition...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2010-10-21/georgia-south-carolina-list-
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GM to be honored by league

...in November that resulted in a four-day, medically-induced coma. Doctors said Brown most likely caught the H1N1 flu virus, which led to pneumonia in both lungs and a weeklong stay in the intensive care unit at Doctors Hospital.Brown made...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2010-09-06/gm-be-honored-league
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Recovery from illness changes outlook for Jackets GM

...Christmas still recovering from a near-death experience in November brought on by what doctors think started as the H1N1 flu virus, then led to pneumonia in both lungs. Brown, who admitted he's not the type to see a doctor or go to the hospital...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/greenjackets/2009-12-25/recovery-illness-cha
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